22 hours

Cloud System Architect

Herndon, VA 20170
Business Group Highlights

Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We are a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta has an immediate need for a Cloud System Architectin Herndon, VA.

The Cloud System Architect reports to the Agency Lead Enterprise Architect providing technical expertise of all things Cloud. The position performs a critical role in understanding Agency strategic and programmatic needs, proposing effective enterprise IT solutions, and consistently providing high-level customer service. The position will interface regularly with multiple stakeholders to assist in resolving issues, improving processes, increasing productivity, and ensuring timely delivery of project objectives and tasks.


  • Assess customer enterprises in order to architect and design Cloud based enterprise security solutions
  • Evaluate, prioritize, and support the design for the optimal solutions to meet customer needs
  • Make decisions and resolve project issues efficiently and effectively.
  • Interact with various levels of management and technical peers throughout the program
  • Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities
  • Must be self-driven, identify challenges, and engage with the right teams/peers to solve them
  • Be an advisor in all things cloud related
  • Support project managers in building, performing, updating, and managing technical projects including resource loading and WBS development
  • Identify, manage, and resolve risks



Position Requirements:

  • B.S. in Information Technology or Information Security desired
  • 5+ years of Cloud IaaS engineering experience in either AWS or Azure
  • 10+ years of enterprise IT engineering experience
  • Strong knowledge of IaaS
  • Solid understanding of Cloud/On-Prem networking
  • Solid experience with Cloud native tools
  • Experience architecting, engineering, and implementing Cloud based enterprise IT solutions from cradle to grave
  • Experience with On-Prem to Cloud Migrations with understanding of common technical pitfalls
  • Knowledge of current Cloud technologies, architectures, best practices, cloud native tools, emerging technologies, and trends
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to concisely describe technical solutions and approaches
  • Experience with developing technical proposal
  • Must have at least one (1) Cloud Certifications
  • Must have at a Security Certification

Highly Preferred:

  • Experience with both AWS & AZURE
  • Experience Cloud-based Cyber Security tools

Security Requirements:

  • Must be a non-dual, US citizen and pass a background investigation.
  • Able to obtain and maintain Agency Suitability/Entry on Duty (EOD).
  • Active Secret or Top Secret clearance highly desired. Public Trust clearance at a minimum.

Perspecta Values:

  • Perspecta is an EOE / Female / Minority / Individual with Disabilities / Protected Veteran Status

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-05-26 Expires: 2020-06-24

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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